Results for: Vanilla

In Baking

What is vanilla?

Vanilla is an extract of the vanilla bean in alcohol. The vanilla plant is a relative of the orchid, and originally, all extract was made from beans grown in Madagascar, but i (MORE)

What does vanilla come from?

Vanilla is derived from orchids (making it the only fruit bearing member of the orchid family) of the genus Vanilla which was originally native to Mexico. Vanilla planifola (MORE)

Is vanilla the same as a vanilla shake?

No. Vanilla is a flavor. Many things can have a vanilla flavor; shakes are one example. Ice cream is another. It is a common ingredient in baked goods such as cookies. 'Van (MORE)
In Legumes

Is vanilla a legume?

Vanilla is not a legume. It is the pod of an orchid. See this article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanilla

What is a substitute for vanilla in vanilla frosting?

You could substitute just about any flavoring extract according to your taste: mint, lemon, almond, cherry, etc. If you do not have extracts, you can substitute a teaspoon or (MORE)
In Uncategorized

How do you extract vanilla from vanilla pods?

Using Vodka To make a good extract use 4 beans (min) per cup. Slow method - add beans to alcohol and shake once a week for 4-6 mths Med method - chop beans up and follow step (MORE)